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The meeting report of the recent COP-14 is now accessible (Advance English version).

Meeting report from the recent Basel Convention COP now available

Meeting report from the recent Basel Convention COP now available
 

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Basel Convention’s Ban Amendment to enter-into-force

With Croatia’s recent ratification of the @UN Basel Convention’s Ban Amendment, the threshold has now been reached, strengthening the prohibition of unwanted shipments of hazardous waste from developed to developing countries. Entry-into-force is 5 December 2019. Official Press Release to follow.

St Kitts and Nevis ratifies the Basel Convention Ban Amendment

Ratification by Caribbean island state brings the entry into force of the Amendment another step closer.

Follow-up to recent Basel Convention COP decisions for sound management of wastes, including actions to address plastic waste

Parties and observers are kindly invited to respond to requests from the recent COP-14, for follow-up to the decisions taken by Parties in Geneva, in May.

Funding support available for sound management of chemicals and waste

The French government’s new fund supports activities in support of the global chemicals conventions in developing countries, and has a deadline for project proposals of 4 October 2019.

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